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The Acting Class (2000)

A comedy about an exceptionally dysfunctional acting class. Playing unsuspecting college students Holder and Hennessy set off to find the most influential acting teacher of the decade and ... See full summary »

Directors:

Jill Hennessy (co-director), Elizabeth Holder (co-director)

Writer:

Jill Hennessy

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jody Booth ... Starr De Moore
Jill Hennessy ... Amanda Smythe / Jill / Anonymous
Elizabeth Holder Elizabeth Holder ... Liz
Ken Murton Ken Murton ... Ken LaPoubelle
Jacqueline Hennessy ... Jacquie Everton (as Jacqueline Hennessy)
Will Arnett ... Will Bennett
Paolo Mastropietro ... Paolo Conte
Austin Pendleton ... Bobby Austin
Chris Noth ... Martin Ballsac
Jerry Orbach ... Himself
Alec Baldwin ... Himself
Regina King ... Herself
Benjamin Bratt ... Himself
Angie Harmon ... Herself
Courtney B. Vance ... Himself
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A comedy about an exceptionally dysfunctional acting class. Playing unsuspecting college students Holder and Hennessy set off to find the most influential acting teacher of the decade and soon discover a heralded guru named Kenneth LaPoubelle. After a visit to Ken's class and a series of interviews with his present and former students we realize that Ken's reputation might exceed his talent. A raw, documentary style depiction of the dark side of the teacher/student relationship. Written by Jill Hennessy & Elizabeth Holder

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 2000 (USA) See more »

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